Mercurity Fintech (NASDAQ: MFH – Get Rating) and Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Mercurity Fintech and Shutterstock’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price / Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price / Earnings Ratio|
|Mercurity Fintech||$ 1.48 million||8.02||– $ 1.65 million||REACH||REACH|
|Shutterstock||$ 773.41 million||2.96||$ 91.88 million||$ 2.38||26.54|
Shutterstock has higher revenue and earnings than Mercurity Fintech.
Risk and Volatility
Mercurity Fintech has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shutterstock has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Mercurity Fintech and Shutterstock, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Shutterstock has a consensus price target of $ 125.00, indicating a potential upside of 97.88%. Given Shutterstock’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Shutterstock is more favorable than Mercurity Fintech.
This table compares Mercurity Fintech and Shutterstock’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
16.8% of Mercurity Fintech shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of Shutterstock shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.8% of Mercurity Fintech shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 37.4% of Shutterstock shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Shutterstock beats Mercurity Fintech on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Mercurity Fintech Company Profile (Get Rating)
Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. engages in the design, development, creation, testing, installation, configuration, integration, and customization of digital asset infrastructure solutions based on blockchain technologies in the British Virgin Islands and the Asia Pacific region. The company provides digital asset trading infrastructure solutions based on internet and blockchain technologies for traders, communities, and liquidity providers; an asset digitalization platform, which provides blockchain-based digitalization solutions for traditional assets that include fiat currencies, bonds, and precious metals. It also offers a decentralized finance platform that solves retail traders’ problems; cross-border payments services through NBpay; and supplemental services for its platforms, such as customized software development, maintenance, and compliance support services. The company was formerly known as JMU Limited and changed its name to Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. in April 2020. Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.
Shutterstock Company Profile (Get Rating)
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